Book Recommendations: Comics

Amazing Spider-Man, The

Amazing Spider-Man, The

The first issue was published in 1963. More than 40 years later, the title is still going. The writers and artists have changed many times, but this remains the core book in Marvel's Spider-Man franchise. Published monthly.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Meaghan, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Astonishing X-Men

Astonishing X-Men

Marvel's flagship X-Men comic, currently being written by Joss Whedon and art by Josh Cassaday.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Holly, Morgan, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Captain America

Captain America

The latest incarnation of Marvel's Captain America title which so far has seen Steve Rogers dealing with his memories of World War II as well as some mysterious figures from his past. Issue #1 was published in January 2005 and it continues to appear monthly.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Fray

Fray

Hundreds of years in the future things have changed so much that people don't even notice monsters walking the streets. Young Melaka Fray makes money by stealing things, believing herself to have no future. She soon finds that not only does she have a future but she is destined for great things.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Sandman, The

Sandman, The

Neil Gaiman's comic book epic centering around The Endless, his pantheon of seven god-like beings. The series mostly takes place in and around the realm of Dream; much like Greek and Roman mythology, the stories focus on humans who interact with these mythical beings as well as the Endless' own rivalries and relationships. The series ran from 1989 to 1996 and the 75 issues have been collected into ten trade paperback volumes.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Meaghan, Holly, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Ultimate X-Men

Ultimate X-Men

A new spin of the origins of the X-Men, put in a modern day setting.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Holly and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Watchmen

Watchmen

Who watches the Watchmen? In 1985, the Comedian is murdered and someone has it out for costumed heroes. Rorschach believes the attacks to be connected and seeks the help from other costumed heroes who have since retired.

Recommendations

This book is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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